Personality: Jeffrey M. Gallagher

The largest producing theater in Central Virginia. The first theater to perform a live theater production before an integrated audience in post-Reconstruction Virginia in defiance of Jim Crow laws. Those are major milestones in the history of Virginia Repertory Theatre, ...

Keep moving forward: VSU panel reflects on Dr. King’s words

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner said the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 directly op- poses all that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood for. “Unfortunately a little over a week ago, we saw incredible hordes of thugs ...

6 people, organizations receive awards at VUU’s MLK Community Leaders Celebration

The values of inclusion and diversity, public service, hope and progress were the themes of Virginia Union University’s 43rd Annual Community Leaders Celebration honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Personality: Jonathan D. Davis

Now more than ever, Jonathan Dwayne Davis is aware of the impact of his work to encourage and safeguard an equitable voting process for Richmonders.

Virtual events to commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the nation’s “drum major for justice,” will be celebrated during the annual national holiday on Monday, Jan. 18, in a very different way in the Metro Richmond area this year.

Nonprofit mentoring group hosts virtual art sale, auction

MEGA Mentors, a nonprofit organization that helps students from underrepresented groups in Chesterfield County Public Schools, is hosting a virtual art sale, silent auction and raffle to benefit the group’s work.

Harris team blindsided by Vogue cover

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has landed on the cover of the February issue of Vogue magazine, but her team says there’s a problem: The photo of the country’s soon-to-be No. 2 leader isn’t what both sides agreed upon, her team ...

Detroit post office named in honor of ‘Queen of Soul’

The “Queen of Soul” will forever be remembered at a Detroit post office.

Dr. Dre hospitalized with brain aneurysm

Dr. Dre says he will be “back home soon” after the music mogul received medical treatment at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm.

Personality: Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson

For the first time in 43 years, Virginia Union University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Leaders Breakfast will be a virtual celebration.

IRS claims Prince’s estate undervalued by 50 percent

The ongoing controversy over the money left behind by Prince when he died without a will is heating up again after Internal Revenue Service calculations showed that executors of the rock star’s estate undervalued it by 50 percent, or about ...

Oklahoma begins Tulsa race massacre centennial remembrance

Oklahoma began a centennial remembrance Jan. 1 of a once- thriving African-American neighborhood in Tulsa decimated by deadly white violence that has received growing recognition during America’s reckoning over police brutality and racial violence.

Race car driver is now a knight

Lewis Hamilton, the seven- time Formula One racing champion, is now a “Sir” as well.

2020 Year in Photos

Who knew when Richmonders rang in the year 2020 that it would be such a year of tumult?

Personality: Victoria S. ‘Vickie’ Oakley

Education always has been a focus for Victoria S.“Vickie” Oakley.